Certified Technical Scrum Master
The Judge Group Inc.

Providence, Rhode Island

Location: Johnston, RI
Salary: Excellent
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Certified Technical Scrum Master

This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • The Scrum Master is a servant-leader responsible for two or more teams promoting Agile frameworks, principles, practices, and values. Acts as a team coach, and mentors teams and Product Owners as needed in Lean-Agile mindset enabling teams to deliver business value early and often. Supports Agile Chapter in Agile adoption and implementation; helps team members and stakeholders understand and enact empirical product development; challenges teams and removes organizational and/or cultural impediments to increases productivity and effectiveness of Agile transformation in the organization.
  • Practices servant leadership focusing on the needs of the team and those they serve, with the goal of achieving results in line with the organization's values, principles, and business objectives
  • Acts as mentor to development teams, Product Owners and other Scrum Masters helping to develop Agile mindset, business value, and cross-team/product/program/portfolio coordination
  • Organizes and facilitates daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, refinements, Scrum of Scrum, and other Scrum-related events as needed
  • Facilitates the Agile maturity assessment of the team, and coaches the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team
  • Helps in planning, organizing, and facilitating Agile Release planning meetings at team and program level
  • Collaborates with the Scrum team on developing and maintaining team standards, performance metrics, tools, and best practices, including working agreements, definition of done, and definition of ready
  • Promotes a Community of Practice among Agile Chapter by freely sharing knowledge and feedback
  • Takes a holistic view of processes and interactions, and identifies bottlenecks and areas for improvement; able to promote innovative thinking and self-improvement in team
  • Displays skill and confidence to help the team navigate through roadblocks, and fulfil their commitment
  • Resolves conflicts within the team before they become an issue - strong mediator
Qualifications & Requirements
  • 4 plus years of combined experience working in complex Agile environment with multiple teams and dependencies in an enterprise organization
  • 2 plus years of experience as a Scrum Master working with multiple teams in a complex environment
  • Experience working in scaling Agile environment.
  • Experience working with Agile tools e.g. Jira, Rally, ADO, VersionOne, etc.
  • Exposure to modern engineering practices like UTDD, ATDD, Test Automation CI/CD, etc.
  • Knowledge and expertise in Lean and Agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Understanding of one or more Scaling Agile frameworks
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills: ability to facilitate teams through tough conversations and maintain a positive and supportive team environment
  • Able to challenge and remove team, organizational and/or cultural impediments promoting and supporting change that increases the Scrum teams' productivity
  • Able to resolve conflicts within the team before they become an issue - strong facilitator
  • Agile champion, promoter, protector, and team coach
  • Able to create, teach and help teams maintain Agile performance metrics like Velocity, Lead/Cycle Time, Technical Debt, Automation, etc.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred
  • Certification in CSM / PSM / CSPO / PSPO or similar required

Contact: chindle@judge.com

This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com

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